useing extremely large doses of apple seeds may cause poisoning

Using extremely large doses of apple seeds may cause poisoning

Useing extremely large doses of apple seeds may cause poisoning “The seeds of apples contain small amounts of amygdalin, a sugar and cyanide compound known as a cyanogenic glycoside. Ingesting small amounts of apple seeds will cause no ill effects, but in extremely large doses can cause adverse reactions. There is only one known case of fatal cyanide poisoning […]

planting an apple seed the resulting tree will not produce apples

planting an apple seed the resulting tree will not produce apples

If you plant an apple seed, the resulting tree will not produce the same kinds of apples. In fact, they will taste significantly different and may be unsuitable for human consumption “In the wild, apples grow readily from seeds. However, like most perennial fruits, apples are ordinarily propagated asexually by grafting. This is because seedling […]